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The Odd Women by George Gissing

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The Odd Women
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: 155111111X
Number of pages: 278

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George Gissing's The Odd Women dramatizes key issues relating to class and gender in late-Victorian culture: the changing relationship between the sexes, the social impact of 'odd' or 'redundant' women, the cultural impact of 'the new woman,' and the opportunities for and conditions of employment in the expanding service sector of the economy.

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